Bowl of porcelain. Made in China. Reign of Kangxi.
h: 3 in; diam: 10 3/8 in
Mrs. Robert Benson collection; her sale, Sotheby’s, 2 May 1945, lot 165 (3 items, 38_727, 38_746, 38_718 & wood cover), purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Sir William Burrell, £10 (this item); by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1945.
Sotheby & Co., 2 May 1945, Catalogue of fine Chinese pottery and porcelain, jades and bronzes. Comprising the property of Mrs. C.G. Seligman and the property of the late Mrs. Robert Benson, lot 165.
Frank Partridge & Sons Ltd., Sale Book 13/91, stock no.33190.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1945, p.32: ‘A flambe bowl of a shallow form. 10 1/2". Kien Lung 1736-1795’.